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The Dirt on the Safety of Detergent Packets

The Dirt on the Safety of Detergent Packets

As a parent of a 7 year old that has

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  • Are My Household Products Trying to Kill Me?

Are My Household Products Trying to Kill Me?

Laura Barnhardt Cech’s Lifestyle  article in (http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/bs-hs-mckay-jenkins-contamination-20160309-story.html) the Baltimore Sun

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Misleading the Mislead

Misleading the Mislead

A recent article on AgMag BLOG[1] points fingers at EPA

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  • Glyphosate: Hazard vs. Risk

Glyphosate: Hazard vs. Risk

A recent report was published by Myers et al., in

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  • READER QUESTION:  What’s that smell?  Polyurethane

READER QUESTION: What’s that smell? Polyurethane

My husband refinished the floors in our house. My 2

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No Association between Exposure to Eight Environmental Chemicals and Estrogen Metabolites in Children

No Association between Exposure to Eight Environmental Chemicals and Estrogen Metabolites in Children

A recent article by Idhe et al (2015)1 describes the

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  • Autism and Glyphosate?

Autism and Glyphosate?

We read with interest the review article entitled “Is there

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Is Nail Polish A Health Risk?

Is Nail Polish A Health Risk?

Moms are not the only ones that think about the

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Fluoride in Drinking Water: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Fluoride in Drinking Water: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Two articles in published in January 2016 highlight the long

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  • Chemicals Causing Hormone Changes?

Chemicals Causing Hormone Changes?

The Endocrine Society is the world’s largest and most active

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A Spoonful of Palcohol? The new alcohol

Ohio is considering a ban on a product that is

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EFSA: No consumer health risk from bisphenol A exposure

EFSA: No consumer health risk from bisphenol A exposure

In January 2015, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) released

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Breaking of the Bulb

Breaking of the Bulb

This past weekend was a “clean-up” weekend for my two

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A Safer Flame Retardant?  Facts about TBBPA

A Safer Flame Retardant? Facts about TBBPA

Brominated flame retardants are well recognized as being highly effective

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  • Laundry Detergent Pods/Packets: What You Need to Know

Laundry Detergent Pods/Packets: What You Need to Know

Laundry detergent pods became available on the US market in

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  • Winter Salt Risks

Winter Salt Risks

Baby its cold outside! With the temperature dropping the use

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  • ‘Tis the Season to be Snotty

‘Tis the Season to be Snotty

The winter season is upon us. It’s the time the

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Cold Medication and Child Poisoning

Cold Medication and Child Poisoning

Winter is almost here, our children are back in school,

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What is Mom’s Perspective??

What is Mom’s Perspective??

Hi everyone! I’m Patricia Nance, Science Outreach & Initiatives Leader

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Mommy My Tongue Tastes Funny

Mommy My Tongue Tastes Funny

My 5 year old daughter walked into the kitchen the

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What is the recent buzz about BPA in receipt paper?

What is the recent buzz about BPA in receipt paper?

As previously discussed on this website (see “BPA and Plastics

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Reader Question: BPA risks to kids?

Reader Question: BPA risks to kids?

Reader Question: What are the risks from BPA (bisphenol A)

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Glow sticks are not for eating

Glow sticks are not for eating

Glow sticks come out again at Halloween as a fun

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Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

Super heroes, monsters, and princesses…oh my!  Halloween is fast approaching

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Introducing the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014

Introducing the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014

The American Association of Poison Control Centers issued the following press statement

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What are the public health impacts of e-cigarettes?

What are the public health impacts of e-cigarettes?

Despite the fact that traditional cigarette consumption has been on

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